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Posted: 9/11/2010 6:09:13 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 6:19:24 AM EDT by _DR]
I'm done with the irreverent fuckers. Bing it is.


Google Ignores 9/11 as Other Search Engines Commemorate Solemn Anniversary

Published September 11, 2009
| FOXNews



Google is well known for the clever logos it often drapes over its home page on holidays and some anniversaries, such as the Internet behemoth's own birthday.

But on the solemn eighth anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks, while rivals including Ask.com and Microsoft's Bing.com offered prominent commemoration displays, it was just another day for the biggest search engine of them all.

Whereas Google made special note when Luciano Pavarotti died, the anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in history went unnoticed.

On Friday, Bing.com's home page appeared with an image of the Tribute in Light, the towering memorial that beams up from lower Manhattan each year in September. Ask.com offered an old image of downtown Manhattan with the Twin Towers faintly perceptible, presented "In Loving Memory," as a small link at the page's bottom says.

Google has never marked the anniversary of the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Shanksville, Pa.

But it has often embraced some seemingly obscure dates — Andy Warhol's birthday, the anniversary of the first hot air balloon flight — and innocuous holidays like Valentine's Day.

Last year, on Sept. 10, Google marked the first successful run of the large hadron collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Switzerland, ringing the Google logo with a drawing of the machine. The following day the company returned the page to its regular setting.

Google has long commemorated holidays like July 4, but it came under fire for perceived slights when it ignored others, such as Veterans Day. In 2007, under pressure from critics, it commemorated Veterans Day for the first time on its home page.

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2009/09/11/google-ignores-search-engines-commemorate-solemn-anniversary/


Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:11:09 AM EDT
My google home page has a small red white and blue ribbon on the bottom of the page that says "Remember 9/11"
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:11:52 AM EDT
I went to google.com and they have a ribbon on their site. What are people expecting?

Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:14:22 AM EDT
Originally Posted By TZLVredmist:
My google home page has a small red white and blue ribbon on the bottom of the page that says "Remember 9/11"


Yeah, could they have made it any smaller? But they completely change their logo for every other two-bit holiday? Fuck Google. Their liberalism sickitates me.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:14:44 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 6:19:39 AM EDT by _DR]
Originally Posted By NY_crawler:
I went to google.com and they have a ribbon on their site. What are people expecting?







How about something like this?

Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:14:48 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 6:16:41 AM EDT by Aimless]
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:15:47 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 6:17:16 AM EDT by _DR]
Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By NY_crawler:
I went to google.com and they have a ribbon on their site. What are people expecting?






http://www.google.com/images/icons/hpcg/ribbon_us-a_42.png

I suppose they should have made the two LL's into the Twin Towers with a plane bashing into them?


Yeah, that just fucking hilarious isn't it.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:16:51 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By NY_crawler:
I went to google.com and they have a ribbon on their site. What are people expecting?


http://www.google.com/images/icons/hpcg/ribbon_us-a_42.png

I suppose they should have made the two LL's into the Twin Towers with a plane bashing into them?

If they had changed their logo, somebody would have posted here to complain that it was in poor taste or trying to capitalize on 9-11.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:17:42 AM EDT
The logo is below the search entry box because Google just came out with Google Instant. Its a technical reason, nothing else.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:18:09 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Atomic_Ferret:

Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By NY_crawler:
I went to google.com and they have a ribbon on their site. What are people expecting?






http://www.google.com/images/icons/hpcg/ribbon_us-a_42.png

I suppose they should have made the two LL's into the Twin Towers with a plane bashing into them?

If they had changed their logo, somebody would have posted here to complain that it was in poor taste or trying to capitalize on 9-11.


Well fuck ALL of you irreverent assholes then.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:19:15 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 6:20:53 AM EDT by Aimless]
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:20:17 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 6:22:01 AM EDT by Aimless]
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:20:38 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 6:22:10 AM EDT by strycnine]
Originally Posted By _DR:
Originally Posted By Atomic_Ferret:

Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By NY_crawler:
I went to google.com and they have a ribbon on their site. What are people expecting?






http://www.google.com/images/icons/hpcg/ribbon_us-a_42.png

I suppose they should have made the two LL's into the Twin Towers with a plane bashing into them?

If they had changed their logo, somebody would have posted here to complain that it was in poor taste or trying to capitalize on 9-11.


Well fuck ALL of you irreverent assholes then.



6.) Attacking or insulting a person in an effort to elicit a negative response. You have a right to disagree, but please do so in a respectful manner.


Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:20:59 AM EDT

Originally Posted By strycnine:
Originally Posted By _DR:
Originally Posted By Atomic_Ferret:

Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By NY_crawler:
I went to google.com and they have a ribbon on their site. What are people expecting?


http://www.google.com/images/icons/hpcg/ribbon_us-a_42.png

I suppose they should have made the two LL's into the Twin Towers with a plane bashing into them?

If they had changed their logo, somebody would have posted here to complain that it was in poor taste or trying to capitalize on 9-11.


Well fuck ALL of you irreverent assholes then.





Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:21:59 AM EDT
Originally Posted By _DR:
I'm done with the irreverent fuckers. Bing it is.


Google Ignores 9/11 as Other Search Engines Commemorate Solemn Anniversary

Published September 11, 2009
| FOXNews



Google is well known for the clever logos it often drapes over its home page on holidays and some anniversaries, such as the Internet behemoth's own birthday.

But on the solemn eighth anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks, while rivals including Ask.com and Microsoft's Bing.com offered prominent commemoration displays, it was just another day for the biggest search engine of them all.

Whereas Google made special note when Luciano Pavarotti died, the anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in history went unnoticed.

On Friday, Bing.com's home page appeared with an image of the Tribute in Light, the towering memorial that beams up from lower Manhattan each year in September. Ask.com offered an old image of downtown Manhattan with the Twin Towers faintly perceptible, presented "In Loving Memory," as a small link at the page's bottom says.

Google has never marked the anniversary of the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Shanksville, Pa.

But it has often embraced some seemingly obscure dates — Andy Warhol's birthday, the anniversary of the first hot air balloon flight — and innocuous holidays like Valentine's Day.

Last year, on Sept. 10, Google marked the first successful run of the large hadron collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Switzerland, ringing the Google logo with a drawing of the machine. The following day the company returned the page to its regular setting.

Google has long commemorated holidays like July 4, but it came under fire for perceived slights when it ignored others, such as Veterans Day. In 2007, under pressure from critics, it commemorated Veterans Day for the first time on its home page.

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2009/09/11/google-ignores-search-engines-commemorate-solemn-anniversary/


http://i51.tinypic.com/2mw8bab.jpg


Quit being such a fucking drama queen. You fucking guys and your causes!
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:22:41 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By _DR:
Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By NY_crawler:
I went to google.com and they have a ribbon on their site. What are people expecting?






http://www.google.com/images/icons/hpcg/ribbon_us-a_42.png

I suppose they should have made the two LL's into the Twin Towers with a plane bashing into them?


Yeah, that just fucking hilarious isn't it.

Oh MORAL OUTRAGE!!

Google does funny little things with the letters for stuff like Easter, that's why it's stupid to expect them to do something like that for 9-11, just as it's stupid to start bitching about them doing nothing when they did.


There was a time when people had respect.

Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:23:03 AM EDT
Google has the ribbon,
What does Yahoo have?


I could careless what a website has up.
It is what you remember not if some site has a memorial up on their home page.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:23:16 AM EDT
Originally Posted By strycnine:
Originally Posted By _DR:
Originally Posted By Atomic_Ferret:

Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By NY_crawler:
I went to google.com and they have a ribbon on their site. What are people expecting?






http://www.google.com/images/icons/hpcg/ribbon_us-a_42.png

I suppose they should have made the two LL's into the Twin Towers with a plane bashing into them?

If they had changed their logo, somebody would have posted here to complain that it was in poor taste or trying to capitalize on 9-11.


Well fuck ALL of you irreverent assholes then.



6.) Attacking or insulting a person in an effort to elicit a negative response. You have a right to disagree, but please do so in a respectful manner.




Well, if you are not an irreverent asshole, then it doesn't apply to you. You make that determination, not me.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:23:45 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Credge:

Originally Posted By strycnine:
Originally Posted By _DR:
Originally Posted By Atomic_Ferret:

Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By NY_crawler:
I went to google.com and they have a ribbon on their site. What are people expecting?






http://www.google.com/images/icons/hpcg/ribbon_us-a_42.png

I suppose they should have made the two LL's into the Twin Towers with a plane bashing into them?

If they had changed their logo, somebody would have posted here to complain that it was in poor taste or trying to capitalize on 9-11.


Well fuck ALL of you irreverent assholes then.







agreed
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:24:43 AM EDT
Originally Posted By _DR:
Originally Posted By TZLVredmist:
My google home page has a small red white and blue ribbon on the bottom of the page that says "Remember 9/11"


Yeah, could they have made it any smaller? But they completely change their logo for every other two-bit holiday? Fuck Google. Their liberalism sickitates me.

Yeah, Fuck Obama too
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:26:15 AM EDT

If I am the only this bothers, then keep using your precious google. I am done with the fuckers.

Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:26:47 AM EDT
Originally Posted By TwoDogKnight:
Originally Posted By _DR:
Originally Posted By TZLVredmist:
My google home page has a small red white and blue ribbon on the bottom of the page that says "Remember 9/11"


Yeah, could they have made it any smaller? But they completely change their logo for every other two-bit holiday? Fuck Google. Their liberalism sickitates me.

Yeah, Fuck Obama too


That goes without saying. But I'll say it anyway. FBO.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:27:00 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 6:27:00 AM EDT by VA-gunnut]
Enough.
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